Family Friendly Opportunities
Volunteer jobs listed below are all family friendly. Click on a job name below to learn more about it.
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Acolyte Acolytes (altar servers) have the unique privilege of serving God at the altar. Training is provided and acolytes serve once a month.

After-Mass Hospitality Provide welcome and hospitality to all following our weekend liturgies. Greet parishioners and help serve our famous doughnuts in Teresa of Calcutta Hall. Or staff our Information Desk to answer questions and help visitors register to become members of our parish community. Time commitment is about 30 minutes on a regular or occasional basis.
Altar Guild Members of the Altar Guild care for the vessels, vestments, shrines, and chapels of the Basilica. With guidance from the coordinator of liturgical celebrations, guild members set their own schedule and select the tasks which interest them.

Cantor Lead the assembly in song during liturgies approximately once a month. Vocal proficiency and experience is required and cantors rotate throughout all liturgies. Mandatory workshop on Wednesday (6:00pm-700:pm) before your Sunday assignment. Selection by audition and appointment.
Care Center Ministry Serve at Care Centers. Visit with residents, bring them Eucharist, or help with liturgical services. Background check required.


Choir: Handbells Ring handbells for festive masses, i.ee. Christmas/Easter/Pentecost. Rehearses on Wednesday evenings or by special appointment. Music reading is helpful.
Concert and Event Ushers Greet event patrons, provide information and assistance as needed. Events usually take place on weekend evenings, some afternoons. Busiest months are October - December and February - April, for a total of about 20 events per year. Volunteer for one or two events....more is great! Time commitment is 4-5 hours per event. Training provided at each event prior to opening doors to attendees. Gifts/skills include hospitality, ability to work with others and follow directions. Contact Kathy Dhaemers, 612.317.3438 or kdhaemers@mary.org.
Environment: Easter Join a team of volunteers to prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Easter.
Environment: Holy Week Join a team of volunteers to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Palm Sunday.
You are also invited to help take down the Palm Sunday environment and prepare for Holy Week (triduum). And that's not all! If you have the time available, assist with the preparation for the annual Lenten Taize liturgy. Contact Travis Salisbury, 612.317.3433 or coordinator_liturgy@mary.org.
Environment: Lent Volunteers are needed to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of the Lenten season. Decorating will take place the day before Ash Wednesday from 8:30am-12:00pm. Duties removing items from the Sanctuary (we create a sparse environment for Lent); and hanging purple banners from the Sanctuary dome. Contact 612.317.3433 or coordinator_liturgy@mary.org.

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